Friedrich von Duhn

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Friedrich von Duhn (April 17, 1851 – February 5, 1930) was a German Classical scholar who taught at the University of Heidelberg, where he headed the Institut für Klassische Archäologie (1879–1920);[1] his most memorable feat was in recognizing scattered fragments of sculpture as the remains of Augustus' Ara Pacis.

Friedrich von Duhn.

His masterwork on the funerary arts of ancient Italy, Italische Gräberkunde, was published in 1924 and posthumously in 1939.

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